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How To Check and Top Up Engine Oil

Is your car neglected between services? You could be opening yourself up to risk of serious engine damage! Let’s look at how to avoid that.

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How To Change a Tyre

Inconvenient, and always happening when you can least afford it!

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How To Change Automatic Transmission Fluid

Ensure your transmission runs efficiently and avoid transmission repairs

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How To Check and Adjust a Drive Belt

Inspecting a drive belt for damage and correct tension.

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How To Check and Top Up Power Steering Fluid

Have you noticed your steering becoming increasingly difficult?

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How To Check and Change an Air Filter

Ensure your engine remains free of dust and insects

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How To Check and Replace a Radiator Hose

Could a damaged or worn hose be causing your coolant leaks?

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How To Check Brake Components

Keep your vehicle safe by periodically checking your braking system.

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How To Check Drum Brakes

Not to be forgotten, drum brakes are commonly fitted to the rear of older vehicles

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How To Check Gearbox/Transmission Oil

Low oil level can cause poor shifting and lead to extensive damage

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How To Check Shock Absorbers

Shock absorbers play a vital part in your vehicles safety and control.

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How To Check Tyre Pressures

Tyre pressures are one of those things you need to have just right

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How To Grease Your Bearings with a Bearing Packer

Packing bearings with grease isn't difficult. Find out how!

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Get to Know Your Tyre Size

Not a lot of people are aware of what their car’s tyre size is and until the time comes for them to purchase new tyres

Servicing & Mechanical

How To Hone an Engine Cylinder

Engine Cylinder Hones are a must have tool for de-glazing bores, and achieving a top notch results from your rebuilt engine

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How Do I Know I Need a New Timing Belt?

If there is an issue with your timing belt, it’s very important that you have it replaced immediately.

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Change Your Engine Oil & Filter

It’s a simple job you can do at home and save yourself a few pennies while you’re at it!

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How to Check Your Coolant

Unless you’re driving an old VW Beetle, chances are your car’s engine is water cooled. This means that the engine needs coolant to keep it cool

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How to Check Your Tyres

You need to make sure that the tyres are all inflated correctly and have decent tread

Servicing & Mechanical

How to Perform a Leak Down Test

A cylinder leak down test can pinpoint a range of serious faults in your engine

Servicing & Mechanical

How to Perform an Oil Pressure Test

Make sure your oil pressure is optimal before you go on any long drives

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How To Read A Check Engine Light

Got a pesky engine light that’s been glaring at you for weeks? Read on and you can fix it yourself.

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How To Remove a Harmonic Balancer

Removing it doesn't have to be difficult. Here's how!

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How To Remove a Serpentine Belt

ToolPRO makes changing a serpentine belt a simple task, even on the trickiest of vehicles. Here’s how it’s done.

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How to Remove a Steering Wheel

If you need to remove a steering wheel easily and safely, this is the guide for you!

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How To Remove Carbon Deposits and Sludge Build Up

Clean the inside of your engine and ensure its health and longevity

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How To Replace a Clutch

A worn clutch is one of the more complex home mechanic tasks, but can be completed in under a day

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How To Replace a Drive Belt

Save on costly mechanic bills by replacing your own drive belt

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How To Replace a Thermostat

Check out our simple DIY guide to replacing a thermostat.

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How To Replace Brake Fluid and Bleed Brakes

Fresh fluid is crucial to correct brake feel and operation

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How to Replace Brake Pads

It is important to follow to correct procedure when replacing brake pads

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How To Replace Brake Rotors

Step-by-step replacement of your worn brake rotors

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How To Replace Shock Absorbers

Shock absorbers play a vital part in your vehicles safety and control

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How To Replace Spark Plugs

A crucial element for optimal engine performance

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How To Change Vehicle Coolant

Ensure your cooling system is operating efficiently

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How To Replace Wheel Bearings, Races & Seals

Replacing wheel bearings can become a painful job without the right tools. Here's how its done easily

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Signs That Transmission Fluid Needs to Be Changed

Clear Indications that your vehicle’s transmission fluid may require to be changed

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Signs That Your Coolant Needs Changing

Most common signs which show that your engine coolant needs to be changed

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Signs That Your Gear Oil Needs Changing

Common signs which indicate that your gear oil needs to be changed

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Signs That Your Vehicle Requires an Oil Change

In this article, we are going to explain some of the signs of your engine requiring an oil change

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The Basics of Engine Oil

Learn the importance of choosing the right engine oil

Servicing & Mechanical

The Importance of Changing Engine Oil Regularly

How important it is for you to change your car’s engine oil?

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How to Perform a Radiator Pressure Test

If you're planning a road trip or a regular service, check your cooling system before it leaves you stranded

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How to Tune your Ignition

Accurate ignition timing in your vehicle is important for economy and power

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How to Use a Pitman Arm Remover

Here is a simple step by step guide to removing a pitman arm

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How To Use a Piston Ring Compressor

Make replacing piston rings engines an effortless task

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How To Lubricate Suspension

Ensure your suspension is functioning smoothly

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Understanding Diesel Engine Oils

An in-depth explanation on diesel engine oils and how they what differ from petrol engine oils

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Understanding Engine Oils

Everything which you need to know about your car’s engine oil

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Understanding Gear Oils

Everything that you need to know about gear oils

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Understanding Power Steering Fluids

Key information about everyday power steering fluids

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Understanding Spark Plug Part Numbers

Choosing the correct spark plug is simple if you can read in code

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Understanding Transmission Fluids

A simple guide about the differences in transmission fluids

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How To Use an Engine Compression Tester

A simple test which can aid spotting an engine problem early

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How To Use Feeler Gauges

Need to accurate measure gaps and tolerances? Check out how to use a feeler gauge set.

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When Do I Need New Brake Pads?

Whether you drive a Toyota, Ford, Mazda, Honda or any other car make, brake pads are by far one of the most important things to keep a look out for on your car

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Replacing A Cabin Air Filter

Some have never heard of a cabin air filter, others have just never changed one. Let’s learn about it!

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How to Change Diff Oil

Changing Diff Oil is an easy process, check out this great step by step guide to see how.

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How to Use a Clutch Alignment Tool

Alining a clutch can be done a lot easier with a clutch alignment tool

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How to Use a Valve Spring Compressor

Replacing valves can be done easier with a valve compressor tool

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How to Use Coil Spring Compressors

Replacing coil springs can be done easier and safer with coil spring compressors

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The basic essentials of removing an engine

Need to remove an engine? The basic equipment and procedures you’ll need to know are covered right here.

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Changing a Tyre

Inconvenient, and always happening when you can least afford it!

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Glass Chip Repair

Have a chip or crack in your windscreen or window? We can help!

Servicing & Mechanical

How Often Should I Change My Car Tyres?

Tyres are what help your car stay on the road. Tyres are what help your car head in the right direction. Ultimately, if your tyres are worn or faulty, you shouldn’t be driving your car.

Servicing & Mechanical

Nitrogen Tyre Inflation

Get more out of your tyres. Improve tyre life and fuel economy.

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Tyres

Buy Tyres online for fitment, or have them delivered to your home

Servicing & Mechanical

How To Remove An Engine

Here is a basic guide to removing and engine and what you'll need

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Modifying Suspension

In this article, we will talk about the ways to modify your car's suspension